MIRI: Hailstones accompanied with strong wind and thunderstorms hit Lapok bazaar in Tinjar (about 120km from Miri city) last night – causing panic among residents there.
The incident lasted nearly one hour from 6pm until about 7pm.
The hailstones were mostly the size or marbles.
It is believed that this was the first time such an incident has occured in the area, which cause the panic among the residents there.
A similar phenomenon also hit part of Kuching in August this year causing shock among city folks.